2012-present: Research Scientist
2007-2011: Postdoctoral fellow, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, USA
2006: PhD in Biogeochemical Oceanography, Aix-Marseille University, France
Julia Uitz is a research scientist with interests in the space-time dynamics of phytoplankton communities and associated carbon fluxes at global and regional scales. To this end, she uses or develops approaches that combine optical and biogeochemical observations from ocean color satellites, research vessels and BGC-Argo profiling floats. She is the WP2 leader of the Argo-2030 project (PIA-3 EquipEx) that aims to demonstrate the potential of integrating ecological sensors onto BGC-Argo floats. Since 2019, Julia has been leading the “Marine Optics, Remote Sensing and Biogeochemistry Applications” (OMTAB) team at LOV. She is currently a member of the scientific committee of the French Mercator/Coriolis Mission Group (GMMC) and associate editor for the journal Biogeosciences. She (co-)authored >50 publications.